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Student Profile – Jillian Gordon

Jillian Gordon from Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders studied Bioscience and Applied Animal Science at SRUC Edinburgh campus before embarking on a PhD.  We asked her why she originally chose SRUC...

Why I chose a Modern Apprenticeship in Agriculture

Andrew Campbell is 16 years old and lives on a farm in Whithorn, which is a 400 acre mixed farm, with  220 sucklers, 160 ewes including 40 pedigree Texels and...

Niall McCallum, Alastair Maclean and Colin Birnie are among the students making use of the new facilities at Tulloch Farm.

Changing Rooms

A three-bedroom farm cottage has been converted into a new space to support agriculture students at SRUC in Aberdeen. An investment of nearly £50,000 has transformed the house at SRUC’s...

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Agriculture students learn KORE skills

Agriculture students at SRUC have been given access to an online precision farming platform which allows them to map variation in crops using satellite data. Data management is now a...

Mushrooming opportunities for farmers

Medicinal cannabis, mushrooms and cut flowers are among three alternative crops which could be grown successfully in the South of Scotland, a new report published by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)...

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SRUC Edinburgh Student Awarded Norvite Scholarship

SRUC Edinburgh student Christopher Ruddock is one of two winners of The Norvite Scholarship which is a competition for 4th year students based on their Honours project. The winner receives...

New student ambassador for Agriculture at Barony

We are delighted to welcome our new student ambassadors at Barony this year. Jake is currently studying agriculture. Hello, my name is Jake Keappock and I am an agriculture student...

presenting cheque at Wallace Hall Academy

Sheep worrying video wins £500

SRUC lecturer Gemma Waugh returned to her former school to present a prize to students for their promotional video to increase awareness of sheep worrying. The video was created as...

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh Tiffany has been awarded a first-class honours degree in Rural Business Management – and has landed a job as an Agricultural...

Mellanie Robson, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice

Mellanie Robson, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice (Pass) – Aberdeen via distance learning Mellanie returned to study at SRUC nearly 30 years after completing an HND Agriculture at the Aberdeen campus....